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murdoch told parliament that those who betrayed our trust must be held accountable under the law. he apologized to lawmakers but denied any responsibility. >> i would like to say one sentence. this is the most humble day of my life. >> murdoch and his son testified before british lawmakers. the murdochs control a media entire that includes fox news as well as the now defunct newspaper accused of illegal hacking, "the news of the world." former editor rebekah brooks also denied she knew of any illegal activity. and rupert murdoch's wife sprang into action defending her husband. you can see her in the pink jacket. she jumped up and slapped a spectator who tried to throw a pie pan full of shaving cream in her husband's face. the spectator is in custody. >>> the debt debate could see some progress this morning after the introduction of a new pi partisan proposal. the gang of six, a group of three republican and three democratic senators, including virginia's mark warner, introduced a new plan yesterday. it would reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade and add $1 trillion i
in 30 minutes. >>> newscorp ceo rupert murdoch will be on the hot seat as british lawmakers investigate the phone hacking scandal involving one of his newspapers. journalists at the tabloid "news of the world" are accuseded of ha hacking up to 4,000 phones of crime victims, celebrities, and lawmakers. the scandal has some people questioning prime minister david cameron's judgment. he is defending his decision to hire former world editor andy coulson as press secretary. no one has argued the work he did in the government in any way was inappropriate or bad. british police say the whistle blowing reporter who initially alleged there was widespread hacking at the "news of the world" has been found dead in his home. his death isn't considered suspicious. the news comes after four high profile resignations, including scotland yard's number one and number two resigned. >>> house republicans are trying to push what they call cut cap and balance to the floor today. it would require a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. president obama has warned he would veto it if it made it to his
brooks has resigned from rupert murdoch's news corporation amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the scandal has widened to include charges of tampering and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" in response to the scandal. meanwhile the fbi is looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. >>> seven minutes after the hour now. 68 degrees. casey anthony will be a free casey anthony will be a free woman this weekend. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> good morning. 67 degrees. sun is up. what a beautiful picture. blue skies, streaky clouds above us. blue sky reflected into the waters of the poto
at the center of the phone hacking scandal in great britain. rupert murdoch's news corp will be called on to withdraw its bid for british broadcaster b sky b. >> i think there's something like 3,870 names and first and second names in the database. >> we were unable to spread the inquiry further with news international because of their refusal to cooperate more broadly. >> murdoch is scheduled to testify to parliament next tuesday. he shut down his tabloid, the "news of the world" last week amid allegations it hacked people's cell phones, seeking information for stories that would then appear in the paper. >>> today congress will discuss new rules for phone companies that would block extra fees from being tacked on to your monthly bill. it's called phone cramming. it's been targeting land line users for years. now, though, it's affecting cell phone users as well. the practice adds fees for services phone users never agreed to nor authorized or it cost americans millions every year. the fcc wants to require phone companies to tell customers how to block the charges and require them to s
. >> british lawmakers are preparing to grill rupert and james murdoch. a parliamentary committee will question the duo about the scandal tomorrow. >>> today money will be flowing at the white house in the form of the nation's most prominent billionaires. president obama is hosting warren buffett and bill and melinda gates along with other members of the giving pledge. the giving pledge was founded by buffett and the gates family last year. it encourages america's wealthiest citizens to giving more than half their wealth to philanthropic and charitable causes. 69 individuals and their families have signed on to the pledge so far. >>> with one week of failed negotiations down and two weeks to go until a historic default, congress may soon turn to plan "b." that's the plan introduced by senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. it would give the president the authority to raise the debt ceiling but also force democrats to take the political hit. that's why senate majority leader harry reid is working to soften the deal. reid wants to include $1.5 trillion in spending cuts, a payroll tax cut extensi
week, and the senate is considering asking rupert murdoch to come to capitol hill to testify about those claims. the fbi is also looking into allegations from actor jude law that the news organization hacked into his cell phone when he was in the u.s. he says that a story was published back in 2003 and was based on information that could have only been obtained from his voicemail. law is also suing another tabloid paper, the sun, saying they hacked into his phone again in 2005 and 2006. >>> the biggest divorce in hollywood may be getting a little more bitter. according to arnold schwarzenegger's response to maria shriver's divorce petition, he doesn't want to pay spousal support. that and who pays her attorney's fees are the only differences in the initial filings to end their 25-year marriage. they're seeking joint custody of two of their sons. schwarzenegger admitted he fathered a child with a member of his household staff. shriver filed for divorce on july 1st. >>> it is now 6:18. now to decision 2012. rudy giuliani is talking about the possibility of running for president. the
involving journalist frss from british tabloid in london. rupert murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world." he flew to london yesterday on its final day of publication. federal investigators could be looking into allegations that the tabloid routinely paid police officers for information. scotland yard is already investigating allegations that journalists at the paper hacked into the voicemails of murder victims, families of fallen soldiers, celebrities, and politicians. 6:27 is the time right now. debt ceiling talks at a stand still. we'll tell you the main sticking points congressional leaders can't seem to agree on. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the number one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll love it. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] half a days worth of fiber. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. woman: saving for our child
british prime minister gordon brown now charges that other newspapers owned by rupert murdoch and news corporation took part in the phone hacking scandal. >>> today betty ford will be laid to rest beside her husband in grand rapids, michigan. right now the body of the former first lady is lying in repose at the gerald ford presidential library. a final, private funeral service will -- and burial, will be held this afternoon. former president bill clinton, former vice president dick cheney, and former first lady barbara bush are expected to attend. mrs. ford died last friday at the age of 93. your time now is 6:37. consumers today have a legitimate concern about the chicken they eat. they want to know more about how they were raised, what they were fed. we spend a lot of time on the feed because a chicken is what it eats. [ jim ] this seal verifies we feed my fresh all-natural chickens an all-vegetarian diet including corn, soybeans, and marigolds. we actually ask the usda to come check us. we have never fed steroids or hormones and never will. no blood meal, no meat and bone meal. yuck
rupert murdoch calls the new allegations unacceptable. >>> it is now 6:26, 73 degrees. coming up next at 6:30 the construction project starting today that will shut down part of a busy intersection in prince george's county. >>> the out-of-control crash right into a bakery. how and where this happened overnight. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the number one! i've never heard of that. [ wife ] it's great. it's a sweet honey cereal, you'll love it. yeah, this is pretty good. are you guys alright? yeah. [ male announcer ] half a days worth of fiber. not that anyone has to know. fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. >>> this morning we'll learn the sentence for casey anthony. what will happen if she is allowed to walk free? and for the first time we're hearing from one of the jurors in the case. >> airport security alert. the new tactic terrorists are talking about as a way to put bombs on board a plane. good morning, and welcome back to "news 4 today," i'm j
to two more of rupert murdoch's papers. the bbc is reporting the sunday times and the sun hacked personal banking records of former prime minister gordon brown and the medical records of one of brown's sons who has cystic fibrosis. two london newspapers are also reporting that the "news of the world" paid royal family bodyguards for personal details about the queen and other royal family members. "the guardian" reports the royals have also warned their cell phones may have been targeted. >>> right now wikileaks editor in chief julian assange is in court appealing extradition to sweden to face questioning on sex charges. this is assange arriving in court this morning. the 39-year-old australian is accused of sexually assaulting two women. assange denies those allegations. many of his supporters say it's all a conspiracy to keep him and wikileaks from exposing any more government secrets. >>> tickets to visit the 9/11 memorial opening in new york are already gone for the first week. online booking started yesterday, and more than 30,000 reservations are made. it opens september 12th. a clos
murdoch is waking up in the u.s. after testifying before a parliamentary hearing on the phone hacking scandal in britain. he controls the media empire that includes fox news, as well as the now defunct newspaper accused of illegal hacking, "news of the world." his company now faces an fbi investigation. at least two shareholder lawsuits here in the united states, and the possible standard & poor's credit downgrade. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray is heading to hollywood. he'll meet with studio and production company executives. his goal is to try to lure more big budget productions to the district. the mayor will be spending three days in l.a. he is attending the summer leadership meeting of the u.s. conference of mayors. >>> 6:50 is your time right now. a new government agency starts today. nicole lapin, anchor of cbs's "worldwide exchange" joins us live with more on that. hey, nicole. >> good morning to you, aaron. a new government agency opening its doors for business today. the consumer financial protection bureau, which was created, of course, by the dodd-frank financial reform bill
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